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venerable
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The Idiot
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  • ’There,’ he said, ’there is the cause of the death of this venerable woman’—(which was a lie, because she had been ill for at least two years)—’there she stands before you, and dares not lift her eyes from the ground, because she knows that the finger of God is upon her.

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  • They looked to the venerable old woman for advice.
  • Many were surprised that a venerable institution like Bear Stearns could so rapidly go out of business.

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